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in court this afternoon. terrence jones is accused of shooting 18-year-old stanton. the key witness in the case was a 9-year-old boy who said he saw the whole thing. so what happened? pat collins joins us now from northwest with more on this breaking news today. pat? >> reporter: jim, not guilty of first-degree murder. not guilty of second-degree murder. not guilty of aggravated assault. terrence jones, not guilty on all counts in the hamburger murder case. after about a day of deliberation, the jury in the so-called hamburger murder case came up with a verdict of not guilty across the board. can you tell us why you found him not guilty? elizabeth mullen was the defense attorney in the case. tell me your reaction to the verdict. >> i'm afraid we are not allowed. i have no comment. we are pleased with the verdict. >> reporter: stanton, killed after a man fired shots to the front door of her home in northeast. the prosecutors said the man was angry because her mother would not make him a hamburger. the government's key witness, 9 year old boy, who said he knew the shooter, saw him pul
.c. woman allegedly over a hamburger was found not guilty in court today. 20-year-old terrence jones was accused of shooting tanjanika stanton. the key witness in the case was a 9-year-old boy who said he saw the whole thing. pat collins is outside of d.c. supreme court with more on this verdict. pat? >> reporter: doreen, terrence jones, not guilty on all counts in the hamburger murder case. we begin our story now with reaction from the victim's sister. >> i heard what they were saying but i 00 processed it yet. >> reporter: after a day of deliberations, the jury in the so-called hamburger murder case came up with a verdict of not guilty across the board. can you tell us why you found him not guilty? elizabeth mullen was the defense attorney in the case. tell me your reaction to the verdict. >> i'm afraid we are not allowed. i have no comment. we are pleased with the verdict. >> reporter: tanis janika stanton, killed after man fired shots through the front door of her home in northeast. the prosecutor said the man was angry because tanjanika's mother wouldn't make him a hamburger. th
a girl over a hamburger. terrence jones was acquitted yesterday. the 18-year-old woman was shot while eating a hamburger. when her mother refused to make the young man a burger, he left. he returned with a gun and then shot them. jones'attorneys as police arrested the wrong man. >>> a developing story from china. deadly earthquake has killed 400 people. 6.9 magnitude. it struck this morning in western china is an qinghai province. thousands of houses made of mud and would have collapsed. trapping many people in the rubble. paramilitary troops are using hand shovels to dig through the debris. the roads are damaged, making it tough to get to those in need. >>> today a nuclear summit in downtown d.c. is over. president obama's said it accomplished what it set out to do, which was raise awareness about the threat of nuclear terrorism. >> we agreed the most effective way to prevent terrorists and criminals from acquiring nuclear materials is through strong nuclear security, protecting nuclear materials, and preventing smuggling. >> 47 nations in attendance agreed to secure the world's vuln
. they are also suing the anne arundel county school board. >>> terrence jones was acquitted on all charges -- the girl was shot in 2008 while eating a burger. when she and her mother refused to make a hamburger for him, he left, returned with a gun and opened fire. >>> they are blaming human error for a bed of valuable trash -- belining 00 lost. anyone worried about their private information from the roomstore in that area, should file a complaint with the attorney general's office. >>> there will be no furloughs in prince george's county. last year, workers were forced to take several days off to close the large budget deficit. >>> larger class sizes in one of our area's fastest-growing school districts. suzanne kennedy is live in loudoun county with what is being cut to save cash. >> the school board met until 1:00 this morning trying to figure out what it could eliminate. it made cuts that were likely to be felt by all 60,000 students in this rapidly growing school system. a sour economy is affecting one of virginia's largest school systems. loudoun county school systems is having to cu
-year-old terrence jones. his defense -- the 9-year-old is mistaken. he says the police arrested the young man. jim, back to you. >> thank you, pat. barbar barbara. >> we have new details today in the murder of a mother and her 3-year-old in a high rise. news 4 as learned the suspect, 4-year-old simon asfeha previously violated a stay-away order by the court. he was arrested in 2007 for violating the protection order e, but the victim, 27-year-old seble tessema asked for the charge to be dropped saying the two have reconciled. there are other incidents since then and the protection order was still in effect when tessema and her daughter we are killed. asfeha is the father of the child. >> it's always troubling anytime anyone is killed, but the fact that a very young innocent child lost their life is doubly tragic. and so certainly we're going to do everything we can. we're going to spare no resource and leave no stone unturned to bring justice. >> asfeha is facing first degree murder charges. >>> good afternoon. good evening. veronica johnson here in the storm center 4 where our
.c. woman who was shot over a hamburger. 20-year-old terrence jones also of northeast washington is charged with the murder of tagnika stanton. police say he allegedly fired a gun at her front door after she and her mother refused to cook him a burger. stanton was 18 years old and had just graduated from high school. family members are still grieving over their loss. >> you think about her every day? >> every day. i look at her picture every day. >> he made a dom decision out of anger and it cost my sister her life. >> reporter: the boy said he actually saw jones fire the gun into stap ton's home. jones is charged with first degree murder and could face up to life in prison if he's convicted. >>> the maryland general assembly has until midnight tonight to finish work on a number of measures. it is the final day of its four-month legislative session. dozens of bills are hanging in the balance, including one that involves tougher sentences for sex offenders. chris gordon has our report. >>> the eastern shore murder shocked autoof maryland. the victim was haley foxwell. the suspect was a known
sitting outside her northeast apartment eating a burger. according to court documents, terrence jones asked stanton for a hamburger. when she refused, jones returned with a gun and shot her. jones' lawyer argued that the police arrested the wrong man. the jury aquitted him on all counts. the man the people elected wasn't even living. up next, we'll tell you how this happened. >>> and a local artist is lending a few helping hands to get d.c. voting rights. stay with us. we'll have that story when we come back. >>> and the dow is coming offer a triple point advance. it gained nearly 104 points. the knack was up 39 after the federal reserve beige book was released. it indicates firms remain cautious about hiring. the introduction kay was up nearly 69. we'll be right back -- the nikkei was up nearly 69. we'll be right back. h ntis it >>> toyota plans to test the safety of all its port utility models. this came as consumer reports warned that 2010 lexus gs 406 has possible roll overproblems. the magazine issued a rare warning not to buy the truck. t
washington woman allegedly over a hamburger has been found not guilty. terrence jones was accused of shooting 18-year-old stanton. police tell us he was upset she and her mother wouldn't cook him a hamburger. the key witness in the case was a 9-year-old boy who said he saw the whole thing. attorneys for jones argued that boy was wrong and said police found the wrong man. we will have much more on the case coming up in a live report coming up at 5:00. >>> now to that miraculous story out of florida. she is just 11 years old. she's autistic and has been missing for five days. but today nadia bloom, who wandered away from home, was found alive. she survived those five days in a swampy area infested with alligators near her home in winter springs. we begin with chris clackum in florida. >> reporter: her parents rushed to her side just before 11-year-old nadia bloom was being put into an ambulance. after spending five days lost in a thick forest in central florida. >> right now she's doing well. she had bug bites and some dehydration. >> if i never believed in miracles i sure do now. >> reporter:
they refused to cook a hamburger for a stranger. terrence jones was accused of coming back and firing at the door. a major factorn the verdict was the testimony of a 9-year-old alleged eyewitness. he said he did not actually see the shooting. >> when i was in there listening, i was just like, i'm not hearing what i'm hearing. i'm not hearing what i'm hearing. >> the u.s. attorney's office had no comment on the verdict. >>> there are now two investigations into a videotaped confrontation between students at the university of maryland and police in prince george's county. news4 has learn that had a grand jury met yesterday to look into potential criminal charges. this video shows officers beating a student on the university of maryland campus following a basketball game last month. that student happens to be the grandson of a retired montgomery county circuit court judge. prince george's police have begun their own investigation. the police chief says one of the officers involved has been suspended. two others could be punished, as well. >>> and we have a warning if you live or work in
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